Friday, February 23, 2007
4:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Paciorek Funeral Home
13 Hoosac Street
Adams, MA 01220
Saturday, February 24, 2007
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
Adams, MA 01220
| Mrs. Helen G. (Zajac) Zieba, 97, of 18 Summer St., Adams, died Wednesday morning February 21, 2007, at Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield.
She was born in Adams on February 24, 1909, a daughter of the late Krysten and Agata (Wojtowicz) Zajac. She attended schools in Adams, including St. Stanislaus Elementary.
Mrs. Zieba worked for many years at the former Berkshire Fine Spinning Co., Adams, until the mill ceased operations. She then ran a catering business at the former Summer Street Hall, Adams.
She was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. She was a member of the St. Stanislaus Rosary Sodality, St. Michael’s Society, and the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking Polish food, Polka dancing, camping, and going to the beach.
Her husband Stanley J. Zieba, whom she married December 26, 1935, died December 17, 1965.
She is survived by;
1 Daughter – Northern Berkshire Register of Deeds, Frances T. Brooks of Adams, with whom she made her home.
1 Son – James S. Zieba Major (Ret.) US Army Special Operation Forces, of Sanford, NC.
5 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by 2 sons Janiu and Stasiu Zieba, 4 Brothers, John, Vincent, Joseph and Kasimere Zajac, and by 2 sisters Josephine Serafin and Stefania Zajac.
The funeral will be held on Saturday February 24, at 12:00PM from the PACIOREK Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 1:00PM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams, with Rev. David Raymond, Pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Cheshire, officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Adams.
Calling hours are Friday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the funeral home. Members of the St. Stanislaus Rosary Sodality will meet at the funeral home at 3:40 to recite the Rosary.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Stanislaus Kostka School, or to The Felician Sisters, through the funeral home.